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Curtis Granderson finished 0-for-5 on Saturday night, prolonging a slump that began after he homered on April 5. Granderson is batting .105 (4-for-38) with 13 strikeouts since then.

The Grandy-Man has had plenty of batting average issues over the last five years so that's to be expected. But just one RBI and three runs scored over his last 11 games to go along with those batting average woes is brutal. Owners in leagues with daily roster leagues can freely bench him, but if your league does weekly moves, then you're running a risk of missing the breakout. He's facing nothing but right-handed starters this week which makes it tempting to leave him in, but he is facing some tough ones from the Cardinals to open the week. If it were my team this week, I'd run the risk of missing the breakout and sit him. If he turns it around, you've only missed the one week.ANALYST: Howard Bender

Ravens cut undrafted rookie QB Jerry Lovelocke.

Lovelocke looked completely overmatched among NFL players so he loses his spot as the team brings in Trent Steelman, the former Army quarterback. Analysis: Howard Bender

Ravens have signed former Army QB Trent Steelman.

Steelman will get a look here with the Ravens but is a long shot at best. Matt Schaub is currently the main back-up behind Joe Flacco and Bryn Renner sits behind him. Analysis: Howard Bender

Efren Navarro was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Navarro was just up to fill in as depth with Mike Trout banged up, but wasn't seeing much in the way of work. He'll head back down and likely return when there is another depth need. Analysis: Howard Bender

John Mayberry Jr. has been officially released by the Mets.

With the additions of Yoenis Cespedes and Kelly Johnson, the Mets are flush with outfield help. Mayberry will look to pick up with another team in need of a bench bat. Analysis: Howard Bender

Brooks Brown (shoulder) made a rehab appearance at Triple-A Albuquerque on Thursday. He pitched one scoreless inning.

Brown hit the DL in June with shoulder inflammation but finally appears ready. He'll make another appearance or two in the minors but should then rejoin the Rockies bullpen soon after. Analysis: Howard Bender

Louis Vasquez is back for practice on Saturday after sitting out Friday night's walk through with an illness.

It was just a stomach flu, nothing more. He is fine and back on the field. No need for any concern. Not that you had any to begin with. Analysis: Howard Bender

Travis Shaw was called up from Triple-A Pawtucket on Saturday and is in the starting lineup.

With Pablo Sandoval nursing a bone bruise, Shaw will get the opportunity to work the hot corner for a little while. It may just be a game or two, but keep tabs on Sandoval's recovery for a more set timetable. Analysis: Howard Bender

Update: Daniel Kilgore (ankle) will miss at least the first half of training camp.

Kilgore had already been placed on the PUP list, so it's just the time estimate here. He had a follow-up procedure over the offseason from which he is still recovering and obviously needs a few more weeks. Analysis: Howard Bender

Percy Harvin has asked head coach Rex Ryan to play cornerback.

Harvin has struggled to find his way over the last few seasons and most seem to think he is having trouble learning the playbook. Not just in Buffalo, but in both Minnesota and Seattle as well. Maybe coverage schemes are a little easier to pick up than a route tree, but it looks like Harvin is getting to the point where he realizes that he might not be worthy of NFL stardom after all.  Analysis: Howard Bender

Browns DE Billy Winn was carted off with apparent leg injury on Saturday.

No word yet on the severity or exact nature of the injury, but being carted off is never a good thing. Consider him day-to-day for now but expect tests to be run and an update to follow soon enough. Analysis: Howard Bender

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